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Brock: Modern inventions are more for pleasure than necessity

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The longer I live, there is a growing list of inventions that I never could have imagined.
Most fail in comparison to the amazing new things my grandparents witnessed in their life, like automobiles, tractors, airplanes, spaceships, running water, e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Modern inventions are more for pleasure than necessity

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The longer I live, there is a growing list of inventions that I never could have imagined.
Most fail in comparison to the amazing new things my grandparents witnessed in their life, like automobiles, tractors, airplanes, spaceships, running water, e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Baseball, like life, isn’t supposed to be fair. Baseball is a game I dearly love and should not be confused with other sports.

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Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

This week I decided to go to a movie that was based on a popular book. I have heard multiple things about it, including the statement that it was nothing like the beloved story it was based on. Others have said it has the potential to be one of the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

This week I decided to go to a movie that was based on a popular book. I have heard multiple things about it, including the statement that it was nothing like the beloved story it was based on. Others have said it has the potential to be one of the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Living the ‘Good Life in North Dakota’

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation announced plans to raise $2.5 million for a recruitment plan “Find the Good Life in North Dakota.”
The campaign will promote North Dakota as a great place to live, work and raise a fami…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Living the ‘Good Life in North Dakota’

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation announced plans to raise $2.5 million for a recruitment plan “Find the Good Life in North Dakota.”
The campaign will promote North Dakota as a great place to live, work and raise a fami…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Legislating morality is better left alone

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

I was taught and believe that rule No. 1 in business is the customer is always right, and rule No. 2 is to see rule No. 1. That being said, there are some folks you can’t afford to have as customers. I’ve often seen signs on a cash register that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Do we really need President’s Day?

February 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Monday is President’s Day, a state and federal holiday for their workers and some folks who work in the banking and financial industry.
Now those of you who qualify for the day off with pay appreciate the time off. But do we really need a day to h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: When Russia was the enemy in real life and the Olympics

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Winter Olympics started Friday in Sochi, Russia, and I can’t help but think it wasn’t that long ago when the United States boycotted the Summer Olympics in Moscow.
Growing up in Arizona, the games played at the Winter Olympics were completel…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com